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Category: Narrative Short Competition

Drama, Thriller, Crime


Ariel gets involved in a teenager's civil arrest, who is accused of stealing a phone. A mob surrounds the young man and some curse and beat him, some defend him. The police isn't showing up. Ariel has to decide what side he is on.

13 mins NR
Drama, Coming of Age, 13plus

East of the River

Teonna is unexpectedly suspended from school and is faced with a day on the streets of Washington, DC. Teonna encounters Malik, who is also out of school, and Sara, who left school because she saw more economic opportunity on the streets. The three set out for an adventure that takes them east of the Anacostia river.

13 mins NR
Drama, Furry, Coming-of-Age

The Tiger (Tiikeri)

On a winter evening, Tiger has to take the first steps towards independence.

11 mins NR
Drama, Latinx, LGBTQ

Chicle (Gum)

An ill-tempered teenager attempts to find peaceful solitude on the day of her grandfather’s passing until an estranged friend pays her a visit.

14 mins PG-13